Making Waves

We have a lovely Pisces (Neptune rules) Moon (feelings, public) conjunct chiron (healer) and Neptune (oceans).
Moon and Neptune both trine (harmony) Mercury (messenger of the gods) and Venus (love).
Neptune (oceans) trine Saturn (conservation).

I was cruising Radiohead info and found this great site Project Oceans.

I love it that Radiohead is so incredibly environmentally active - refusing to jet across the globe to play in a television studio - they dial it in - pointedly explaining why to do otherwise is ludicrous.
oh yeah baby I dig you.  My Saturn has a crush on your Saturn. 

Obviously, I’m not done talking about how great Thom Yorke (click here for more Thom) is, so pull up a seat Radioheads..!
Thom has Mercury, Venus and Neptune in Scorpio.  Intense and powerfully perceptive, he is able to read the collective pulse (Mercury, Neptune, Venus in Scorp) of unconscious human need (Mercury opp Moon) and forge (Pluto rules Scorp) new tools for building a more environmentally (Saturn conjunct Moon) sound future for us all.

That Virgo stellium is a powerhouse !
Virgos appreciate life in all its forms.  They see the web of life, the sacred patterns present from the micro to the macro scale.  They are earthy healers here to serve and protect.

Thom has Virgo Mars (desires, action), Jupiter (hope, philosophy) conjunct Pluto (the big game-changer, regeneration) and Uranus (the wild and free).  He is progressive and pioneering, a leader in the environmental movement from a musicians standpoint.  The band has taken solid steps to cut the amount of carbon emissions they produce during touring, as well as backing ecowatch groups and artists programs raising awareness on global warming.

Thom has Libra Sun (balance) opposite Aries Moon which is conjunct Saturn (Earth).  Moon and Saturn have a Mars flavor which brings a militant attitude toward finding balance with the public (Moon) and Earth (Saturn).

Libra Sun opposite Aries Moon conjunct Saturn – all are in Cardinal signs – they are initiating plans of action and making waves.

Thom is a number 5 life path, and has a 5 Sun.
5= Change, flux and adjustment
His Moon is 7 = Divine order, the mystical, a turning point.
Sevens are the triumph of spirit over matter.

Spirit (Sun) in the sign of balance (Libra) using art and music (Venus rules) to shine a reflection toward the masses (Moon) of what humankind is unconsciously doing to our (Mother, Moon) planet (Saturn, Earth).

I’m glad you were born to spin around on the planet with us, thank you.

namaste~
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heal thyself

The Herb known as the Albahaca, Njjlika, Witches Herb, or more commonly as Basil- is Masculine, Mars, Fire.

Gods: Shango, Vishnu
Godesses: Ochun, Yemaya

Medicinal uses are: Anodyne, astringent, diuretic, nervine. *


Hung from the door it is a blessing said to calm the heart.  It promotes both love and prosperity.  Rubbing the leaves on the body before love-making can heighten desire, and help ensure fidelity.

Use it in a hot bath, simmer on the stove or add to a humidifier to promote similar results.  (It is a heady scent, so if you are smell sensitive, use sparingly.)  It is best used in its natural state, rather than oil.
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Where is Virgo in your chart ?  Virgos rule the bowels, sorting the good from the gunk in the body.
It is the sign of harvest and this Virgo got a table full of thai/basil out of my garden today, so not much time here, I have to clean it !

Neptune is conjunct Chiron above us, and the Doctor is in.
Anyone else positively elated there is a time lady ?! …and that River totally kicks it !  Well, it’s about time ! lol.  Brilliant *

Look to the house of Virgo for where you are detailed and organized.  Planets placed there are likely to be where you show precision and dedication to the task, and to others.   It is where you have strengths in problem-solving and anticipating the needs of others.  It is your discerning eye at work (Virgo is the 6th house of work and service).

Look to Chiron (I am leaning towards Chiron as Virgo ruler, myself) to see where you help others through your passion for health and knowledge.  Chiron was a teacher, philosopher, healer and herbalist, who through trying to heal his own wound, learned much through study and helped others learn and heal in the process.
Mine is in Pisces/3rd, mental and spiritual health is my work.

* I am not a medical doctor, informational purposes only.
namaste~
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True.

A lovely lady with a true heart and deep booming voice from the depths of her soul, Johnette Napolitano, a dyed-in-the-wool LA woman was born under a 29 degree Virgo Sun / Mars.
POWER
Moon conjunct Mercury, Mercury conjunct Pluto all in Virgo.
Emotional depth / intelligence.

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Johnette has Venus conjunct North Node of destiny and Neptune in Scorpio.
The voice that brings the dark to light.
Saturn in Sagittarius trine Uranus in Leo both in sextile to Jupiter in Libra.
Unusual visionary creativity of spiritual depth coupled with a strong sense of justice.

Cheers to many more years, you’re amazing ~ xo
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sirens call to spirit

Full harvest moon in Pisces Sunday night, with the peak coming today at 5:27 a.m. EDT (0927 GMT).

Moon (emotions) reaching full in the sign opposite over-critical, detailed Virgo is drawing instincts (moon) outward to embrace the flowing, vast collective, the all one, the universal.

Pisces moon brings visions of the world as we wish to see it.  Create your dream into reality through your mind’s eye.
Mercury, Jupiter and Pluto are forming a grand Earth trine, and now is the time to envision (Mercury) the most beneficial (Jupiter) outcome or transformation of your desires (Pluto).

Full moon in Pisces is a silent sirens call to spirit and manifestation of higher love and unity in all spheres.  Transformation is rumbling as Pluto is days away from going direct on September 16th at 4 degrees Capricorn, use this energy wisely and be mindful of your thoughts.

Transiting Sun, Venus and full moon are activating my natal Uranus and Pluto, and transiting Pluto is very near my 3 degree Capricorn ascendant.
This harvest moon lunation has brought me a surprising harvest of Pluto, Venus, and a head full of 3rd and 9th house ideas right along with it.  (Third and ninth houses are lower and higher mind, respectively.)
My thoughts are revolving around self-identity (1st house Pluto transit) and my relationships with others (7th house opposite transiting Pluto) and what I can do to improve both.

Virgos and the 6th house represent health, service to others, self-improvement, healing and gathering for the harvest.

Persephone was so lovely Hades could not resist her, he cracked open the Earth and took her to reign as goddess of the underworld with him.  Her mother, Demeter, goddess of the Earth and harvest crossed the land searching for her daughter.
Broken-hearted and grieving, Demeter let the harvests cease, and plants of the Earth began to wither and die.

Furious, Zeus (Jupiter) sent Hermes (Mercury) with a message forcing Hades (Pluto) to release Persephone to her mother, but Persephone, eating of a pomegranate from Hades, was bound to him and the underworld by fate for one- third of the year.  (These 3 planets are presently forming the grand Earth -manifestation- trine)  While Persephone spent time in the underworld, Demeter refused to let the fruits of the Earth grow, and winter began.

Today’s spiritual gifts: Jupiter quintile Neptune
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namaste~

fly anyway

Great sunny day here, pretty windy (Uranus rules wind gusts) - spidey from a few posts back was hanging on tight to what was left of her battered zig-zag web.

Have I mentioned Virgos like critters ?  Virgo rules pets, and I have had all kinds, fish, gerbils, toads, frogs, geckos, dogs, cats even a fly once when I was little (and no, I don’t know why, and yes, I let him go).

I took a few pics of my nearly full-blooming clematis for my Aussie friend, Mo.  It attracts a ton of critters and bugs…
This pic turned out pretty well considering this bumblebee stopped at nearly every single flower and was hard to follow.
Bee was busy, definitely busy.    (Mercury rules bees, Venus the nectar)


I looked into bumblebee flight (of course, Uranus rules flight) and found out its left and right wings flap independently, making for a bumpy ride because the airflow created isn’t as streamlined as other bugs.

They fly in a sea of vortices surrounded by tiny eddies and whirlwinds that are created when they move their wings.

Bumbles buzz is created by the wing vibration in their flight.  (Uranus rules vibration and flight)

They have “adopted a brute force approach powered by a huge thorax and fuelled by energy-rich nectar.  The bumblebee is like a tanker-truck, its job is to transport nectar and pollen back to the hive.  Efficiency is unlikely to be important for that way of life.”

Ok.  So bees are Virgo and Mercury ruled (of course) because they harvest, gather and sort for oncoming winter.
But…seeing as how bumble flight is inefficient (soOo not Virgo), and rather turbo-charged (very, very Mars), I’m going with bumblebees being ruled by Mars and Mercury.  What do you think..?

Either way, bumble doesn’t care, bumble flies anyway !
(Now that is Uranian !)

…maybe I’ll re-name all my bumbles Herschel…seems like a good bumble name…dontcha think…?…
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The fulcrum

There is in each of us an ancient force that takes and an ancient force that gives. A man finds little difficulty facing that place within himself where the taking force dwells, but it’s almost impossible for him to see into the giving force without changing into something other than man. For a woman, the situation is reversed … The greatest peril to the Giver is the force that takes. The greatest peril to the Taker is the force that gives. It’s as easy to be overwhelmed by giving as by taking … I’m at the fulcrum … I cannot give without taking and I cannot take without giving…

Great line spoken by Paul Atreides, the Kwisatz Haderach from my favorite novel, Dune.

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Tonight Saturn is my fulcrum….and so is Neptune.
I am a Capricorn rising.  My chart ruler, Saturn rules my first house (where Mars is natural ruler).   Saturn is placed in Aries (which Mars rules) and is trine Mars in my 11th (natural house of Aquarius) and on the cusp of my 12th house sign, Sagittarius.

Neptune is also very strong in my chart, as are Uranus and Pluto.
I love science-fiction (Uranus rules science; Neptune, fiction) and anything dealing with time travel (Saturn rules time).
My Mars has excellent archer aim and tonight I was using it for long-distance healing.
Healers are ruled by Neptune, Uranus, Pluto, Virgos and the sixth house. 

Tonight, I have my magnetite close and know the moon is growing very close to full, so a good time to put forth strong healing intentions.
Blessed be to all my lovely readers~

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